Goethe-Institute holding competition for Southeast Asian composers

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The Goethe Institute Bangkok composition competition is calling for entries from young composers born in Vietnam, Indonesia, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Brunei, the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia or Thailand.

For the third time, Goethe-Institute in Southeast Asia is inviting young composers throughout the region to present their compositions for its biennial competition.

The 2013 edition of the regional competition is being organized in collaboration with the College of Music at Mahidol University in Salaya, Thailand.

Accordingly, only composers who were born after 1st of April 1978 in the Southeast Asian countries but who are currently studying or working abroad are allowed to compete.

An international jury will select ten outstanding pieces, to be introduced in a workshop in Bangkok in December with the participation of the 10 finalists and the Berlin-based group for contemporary music, Ensemble Mosaik.

After the workshop, the international jury will make a final decision of which the top three composers will receive 2,000 Euros each in prize money. Workshops and concerts will be held from December 9-15 at the university.

The biennial music competition was first held in 2009.

Deadline for entries is July 31, 2013. All entries should be addressed to the Goethe-Institute Bangkok:
- Composition Competition -
18/1 Soi Goethe, Sathorn 1
Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Tel.: +66 (0)2 287 0942/3/4
Fax: +66 (0)2 287 1829



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